Simple Pilsner

an All Grain German Pilsner (Pils) by Kschaughn

Fermentables

Amount Fermentable Maltster Use PPG Color
5.0 lb
Pilsner Malt
Weyermann® Mash 37 1 °L
4.0 lb
Floor malted bohemian pilsner malt
Any Mash 34 2 °L

Hops

Amount Hop Time Use Form AA
0.5 oz Magnum (DE) 60 min Boil Pellet 14.0%
0.25 oz Czech Saaz 10 min Boil Leaf 5.0%
0.25 oz Czech Saaz 1 min Boil Leaf 5.0%

Yeasts

Name Lab/Product Attenuation
Pilsner Lager Yeast White Labs WLP800 75.0%

Mash steps

Step Heat Source Target Temp Time
Protein Rest Decoction 132.8 °F 20 min
Saccharification Rest Decoction 154.4 °F 60 min
Mash-Out Decoction 167.0 °F 15 min
Acid Rest Decoction 95.0 °F 60 min

Stats

Batch & Boil

  • Batch Size 4.0 gal
  • Boil Time 60 min

Properties

  • OG 1.061
  • FG 1.015
  • IBU 31
  • ABV 6.0%
  • Color
    3 SRM
  • Balance Balanced
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